Asha Nepal is part of a network of organisations working for the rights of women and children in Nepal. The key NGOs and INGOs (International Non-Governmental Organisation) are listed below, along with other useful links.

Rescue Foundation

  • At the forefront of rescue work in India, founded by the late Balkrishna Acharya, RF has its own refuge and teams who trace and rescue girls from brothels in India. AN has funded projects for Rescue Foundation.
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  • A women's rights organisation in Delhi active in rescue work, with an excellent success rate. STOP has its own refuges and carries out rehabilitation and education programmes, medical examinations and advocacy. AN helped to fund their clinic and refuge.
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Japan: Laligurans

  • A Tokyo-based counter-trafficking organisation working in Nepal for many years.
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  • Phone: + 81 (0) 3 3397 9325